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§ 20-102. Filing with Secretary of the State Election Board--Qualifications--Petition--Fees--Ba...

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 26. Elections

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 26. Elections
Chapter A1. Election Code (Refs & Annos)
Article XX. Presidential Preference Primary
26 Okl.St.Ann. § 20-102
§ 20-102. Filing with Secretary of the State Election Board--Qualifications--Petition--Fees--Ballots
A. Candidates for the nomination for President of the United States shall file with the Secretary of the State Election Board. Such candidates shall be members of political parties recognized under the laws of the State of Oklahoma and shall have filed a statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission and shall have raised and expended not less than Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) for the office. The candidates shall be required to swear an oath or affirm that they meet the aforementioned qualifications, and their signatures shall be witnessed by a notary public. Such filing beginning at 8:00 a.m. on the first Monday in December and ending at 5:00 p.m. on the next succeeding Wednesday, or at a time prescribed by the State Election Board for a Presidential Preferential Primary to be held on a date other than the first Tuesday in March. A statement of candidacy must be accompanied by a petition supporting a candidate's filing signed by one percent (1%) of the registered voters in each congressional district eligible to vote for a candidate or one thousand (1,000) registered voters in each congressional district eligible to vote for a candidate, whichever is less, as reflected by the latest January 15 registration report; or by a cashier's check or certified check in the amount of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00). The State Election Board shall cause the names of all candidates who have filed within the proper time to be printed on the official ballots. The ballots shall be prepared as provided for by law. Voters shall be restricted to one vote for the candidate of his or her choice of the political party in which the voter is registered.
B. Each page of a petition supporting a candidate's filing shall identify the county and the congressional district, and shall contain the names of registered voters in only one congressional district and in only one county.
C. Each page of a petition supporting a candidate's filing shall be verified. Verification shall be made in substantial compliance with the provisions of Section 6 of Title 34 of the Oklahoma Statutes.

Credits

Laws 1986, c. 4, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 1986; Laws 1987, c. 86, § 4, eff. Nov. 1, 1987; Laws 2003, c. 485, § 24; Laws 2011, c. 196, § 18, eff. Nov. 1, 2011; Laws 2017, c. 268, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 2017.
26 Okl. St. Ann. § 20-102, OK ST T. 26 § 20-102
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024) effective as of July 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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